India, Mongolia hold joint exercise 'Nomadic Elephant' to boost military cooperation
The eleventh edition of India-Mongolia joint military training Exercise ‘Nomadic Elephant – 2016’ has commenced at Mongolia.
It seeks to promote military associations between India and Mongolia. The first joint exercise was held in 2004 and since then it is annually held.
- Aim of exercise is to develop synergy and interoperability between the two armies to fight in Counter Insurgency and Counter Terrorism (CICT) environment under the United Nation mandate.
- In this edition, a platoon of the Kumaon Regiment of the Indian Army along with a team of two observers is taking part in the event.
- The Indian contingent will share its practical experiences of CICT operations through a series of classroom lectures and outdoor demonstrations.